Best Ever Creamy Pesto & Mushroom Pizzas

Best Ever Creamy Pesto & Mushroom Pizzas

Servings 4
Total Time 35 minutes



  • 1 brown onion thinly sliced
  • 350 g mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 90 g Colby cheese grated
  • 150 g cream cheese
  • 4 Tbsp basil pesto
  • 60 g tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 4 pizza bases


  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 drizzle olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 twin pack baby cos lettuce shredded
  • 2 tomatoes diced


  • Before you start
    Preheat oven to 220°C (or 200°C fan bake) – OR alternatively, heat your Ooni Pizza Oven!
  • Prep pizzas
    Thinly slice onion and mushrooms. Grate cheese. In a bowl, combine cream cheese and first measure of basil pesto. In a second bowl, combine tomato paste and sweet chilli sauce together.
  • Assemble pizzas
    Divide tomato paste mixture between pizza bases, spreading out evenly to cover.Sprinkle over cheese, onion and mushrooms, then dollop with pesto cream cheese mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook pizzas
    Transfer pizzas to 1-2 lined oven trays. Bake for 12-14 minutes, until the bases are crisp and golden around the edges. Swap trays halfway to ensure even cooking.
    If you're using an Ooni Pizza Oven – cook in this instead!
  • Meanwhile, prep salad
    In a salad bowl, whisk together honey, mustard, olive oil and balsamic vinegar with a pinch of salt. Shred lettuce and dice tomato. Just before serving, add lettuce and tomato to bowl with dressing and toss together.

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